health

Evivo: Reclaiming the Microbiome for Newborns After Birth

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As a doula who supports new families in making healthy choices, I find that there are critical moments during pregnancy and the postnatal period that are not commonly addressed but have great impact on maternal, fetal and newborn health. Let’s talk about the first environment – the womb. Inside the womb, a baby’s gut is […]

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The Sorceress of Sound Baths: Sara Auster

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She enters the studio, silent and smiling with her eyes. Clad in a felted fedora and delicate gold frames, with her long dark hair in a braid. She shuffles across the floor  in fuzzy socks carrying two soft cases and a tote bag with her precious instruments tucked away inside. She is a healer, but doesn’t […]

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Interview with Dr. Aviva Romm, MD, Author of The Adrenal Thyroid Revolution

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As a midwife and herbalist for over 20 years, Aviva Romm brings one of the most unique perspectives to women’s health. She’s the mom of 4 who became a Yale trained M.D. She draws upon her expertise in over 35 years of experience in integrative women’s health in her new book, The Adrenal Thyroid Revolution.  She’s one of the […]

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2 Powerful Bullseyes for Raising Happy Children

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Keep It Simple Stupid—Ha! We’ve all heard the saying. But as a new parent who had never really changed a diaper before, I needed help when I brought my first born home. I was a seeker, a willing student, but I also had huge time constraints—work, marriage, running a household, and most importantly my precious […]

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5 Facts We Haven’t Heard from The Gluten-Free Industry

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Gluten-free product sales are expected to be as high as 15.6 billion by the end of 2016, and with 28 percent of Americans cutting back on bread, it seems a new dietary trend is upon us. Gluten-free is in and bread is out, but such dietary trends are often fads. Take the cholesterol-free era, for […]

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